Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.
Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.
The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.
We are seeking a public health professional with the ability to implement and manage day to day activities of a large, multifaceted component of a major public health effort. The Project Director will report to Dr. Rapkin and will manage research project activities across several major studies in public health and health care delivery. All Project Director activities will be planned and monitored in close conjunction with Dr. Gutnick, Medical Director, Montefiore Hudson Valley Collaborative (MHVC). He/she will work with the Einstein MHVC Team to support Domain 4 activities and engagement of Community-Based Organizations (CBOs). Additionally, this position will also provide support for our Innovation Fund partners and working directly with MHVC partners in the Hudson Valley. This position will also support the research team in developing and submitting manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals. The Project Director role is to support behavior change and community health education programs at clinical and CBO Partner sites, and to facilitate non-Medicaid billing CBOs’ participation in mutually beneficial service and referral arrangements with clinical providers.
Skills and Competencies
Must be able manage competing priorities while supporting Dr. Rapkin’s work with Dr. Gutnick and MHVC. This Project Director must be able to use his/her own automobile for frequent visits to MHVC Partner sites in the Hudson Valley. Mileage will be reimbursed.